Dog Days of Summer Handicapping Tournament

Win an entry to the National Horseplayers Championship and the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge!

$650 Entry, includes:

  • $150 Entry Fee
  • $100 to prize pool
  • $400 Live Bankroll

First prize: $10,000 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) entry AND National Horseplayers Championship (NHC*) entry plus 15% of prize pool.
Second prize: NHC* entry plus 35% of prize pool.

To be eligible to win an NHC berth, entrants must be NHC Tour members

*All tournament wagers are made using the live bankroll.

Bankroll returned at conclusion of tournament.

Official Rules

Learn more about the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge

Year Winners Final Bankroll
2016 Mark Streiff $4,461.15
  Bruce Meyer $3,110.00
2015 Janice Houston $4,498.10
  Brian Chenvert $3,990.00
2014 Steve Wells $2,763.99
  Kelly Frost $2,277.50
2013 Stewart Winograd $2,960.20
  Terry O’Connor $2,651.25
2012 Chris Bohm $2,598.50
  Dave Chenvert $2,492.00
2011 Mary Ann Hartmann $1,157.20
  Mike Ferrozzo $983.85
2010 Dave Walczak 2,361.06
  Thomas Anderson 2,361.00
2009 Mike Ferrozzo $11,219.80
  Shawn Turner $3,512.00
2008 James Henderson $3,903.76
  Fred Kanter $2,544.50
2007 Tom Holborn $4,300
  Tim Damon $2,426
2006 Bill Chenvert $1,813
  Jeffrey Ovshak $1,475
2005 Jason Morton $4,001.72
  Dave Walczak $3,026.65
2004 Rich Nilsen $4,193
  Dave Walczak $3,884
2003 Kim Lettengarver $2,154
  Dave Rasmussen $2,070
2002 Chuck Kurtenbach $1,770
Jim Frid $1,427